Dissolution of Pastoral Relationship – Classis Policy and Guidelines and Dissolution Form

Occasionally it is necessary for a church and its pastor to part ways under less than ideal conditions.  Both the Reformed Church in America and the North Grand Rapids Classis greave over these times.  Both entities provide guidance to churches and pastors during when this action is necessary.  This section provides the North Grand Rapids Classis guidelines for bringing about closure.

Dissolving Pastoral Relationships within the Classis of North Grand Rapids


The form to be completed by the Consistory, Minister, and Classis:

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